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Bình Điền Long An enters final of international volleyball event

Update: April, 30/2017 - 20:50
VTV Bình Điền Long An celebrates their victory over North Korea’s 4.25 club in the semi-final match of the International Women’s Volleyball Tournament, VTV9-Bình Điền Cup, in the southern province of Tây Ninh on April 29. – Photo vietnamnet.vn
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HÀ NỘI — VTV Bình Điền Long An defeated North Korea’s 4.25 club in the semi-final match of the International Women’s Volleyball Tournament, which is also called the VTV9-Bình Điền Cup, in the southern province of Tây Ninh on April 29.

Long An dominated the first set with strong attacks and a firm defense, as more than 3,000 fans cheered them on at the Tây Ninh Gymnasium during their 25-20 victory.

In the second set, Long An continued to their outstanding performance, however, they faced a powerful counter-attack by the 4.25 club. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Thúy played a strong match to help the team defeat the North Korean rival 25-23.

The two sides scored each point in the final set, with Long An winning 25-21.

Long An will meet Bangkok Glass of Thái Lan, who crushed Yunnan of China in the other semi-final, in the final.

The 11th edition of the tournament saw the participation of three Vietnamese teams and five foreign teams, which were divided into two groups and competed in a round-robin format.

The two best-performing teams from each group continued to the semi-final round. – VNS

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